Christmas stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Dorothy Parker

“If my Valentine you won’t be,I’ll hang myself on your Christmas tree.” – Ernest Hemingway Well, it’s that time year again – Christmas! While it’s my personal favorite holiday season, with everything going on right now it just hasn’t felt like it yet. We put up decorations, and that was great, but not quite enough.Continue reading “Christmas stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Dorothy Parker”

Marion Meade’s Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin

Malcolm Cowley’s A Second Flowering was an interesting read. Some of the criticism and interpretation was dated, but it was still a solid book. Something it lacked, however, was discussion of any female writers of the time. To try to remedy that I turned to Marion Meade’s 2004 work Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers RunningContinue reading “Marion Meade’s Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin”